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by Oscar Wilde
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LibriVox recording of Lady Windermere's Fan , by Oscar Wilde (1854–1900). Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play About a Good Woman is a four act comedy by Oscar Wilde, published in 1893. As in some of his other comedies, Wilde satirizes the morals of Victorian society, and attitudes between the sexes. The action centres around a fan given to Lady Windermere as a present by her husband, and the ball held that evening to celebrate her 21st birthday. (Summary by Ruth Golding) Cast: Lady Windermere -...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, play, drama, comedy, satire, marriage, society
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Ann Radcliffe
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LibriVox recording of A Sicilian Romance, by Ann Radcliffe. Read by Betsie Bush. A Sicilian Romance is a Gothic novel by Ann Radcliffe. It was her second published work, and was first published anonymously in 1790. The plot concerns the turbulent history of the fallen aristocrats of the house of Mazzini, on the northern shore of Sicily, as related by a tourist who becomes intrigued by the stories of a monk he meets in the ruins of their doomed castle. The introduction to the 'Worlds Classics'...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, romance, tragedy, fiction, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Lagerlöf, Selma
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LibriVox recording of The Treasure, by Selma Lagerlöf. Read by Lars Rolander. Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Prize in Literature in 1909. She died in Vaermland in 1940. The Treasure (Herr Arnes penningar) is a fairly short Novel, both a Drama and a Ghost Story. Published in 1904 and the English translation in 1923. The story is set in Bohuslaen on the West coast of Sweden in the middle of the...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, horror/ghost stories, tragedy, romance
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Read by Mark F. Smith. Dr. Watson chronicles here some of the more interesting detective cases that he and his good friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, have encountered during their association. We see the cases unfold as he does, scratch our heads as does he while the evidence is collected, and then marvel at the impeccable observations, remarkable insight, and doggedness which Holmes displays as he teases apart the...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, doyle, mystery, sherlock holmes, literature, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text